Eat and Drink

New Restaurant for A Street?  Could be.

We were all disappointed when the news that KO Pies was closing its doors was reported last year.  Well, looks like another restaurant is hoping to open in the same spot on A Street. 

According to a post on Facebook, an abutters meeting will take place on Tuesday at 7pm at 87 A Street to discuss the new restaurant and a potential beer and wine license.  

Lenox Sophia will be a casual fine dining restaurant offering modern American fare served in a small intimate and casual setting where the chefs cook and serve their food upon completion.  Owned and operated by Chef Shi Mei. 

If you’re really into abutters meetings, there one at 6:00 p.m. also.  Meet at Trillium Brewing at  51 Thomson Place.
Trillium  would like to apply for live entertainment a few nights of the week.

About Shi Mei

A native of the Boston for over 30 years, he graduated from Umass-Amherst in 2000 with B.S. in economics and Johnson & Wales University in 2009 with AA in culinary arts. He spent 6 years working at Whole Foods Market as a regional financial accountant. From 2011 to present, he worked all gamut of the culinary field. In 2011, he worked at Thomas Keller’s acclaimed 3 Michelin stars restaurant, The French Laundry, in Napa Valley which has consistently been rated as the best restaurant in the country. Following a successful stint at The French Laundry, he moved to San Antonio, TX to be the chef de cuisine at Jason Dady’s Bin 555. With an appetite for more knowledge, particularly in wine, he returned to California to work at Jackson Family Wines. Once he completed his vintner education, in the summer of 2015, he reunited with Jason Dady in San Antonio, TX to become his Director of Operations where he oversaw the culinary successes of 6 different restaurant concepts.

Sounds promising!

 

 

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Maureen Dahill

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